Local brokers to make this prestigious list were: Robert Padron, RE/MAX Cityview, Chicago, who ranked #16; Luigui Corral, RE/MAX United, Wheeling, Ill., at #35; Jose Campoverde, RE/MAX Signature, Chicago, at #94; Maria Galindo, RE/MAX 10, Chicago, at #106; Rufo Moyo, RE/MAX United, at #172; Ricardo Morales, RE/MAX Signature, at #208, and Karina Chavez, RE/MAX United, at #250. The rankings are based on 2013 sales activity.
“RE/MAX Northern Illinois is a culturally diverse network of top real estate producers who cater to a variety of real estate needs in our region. It is the highest honor to have so many of our brokers recognized by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals for their productivity and ability to serve the public,” said Brian Reagan, president of RE/MAX Northern Illinois.
According to NAHREP, Latinos constitute a major percentage of the echo boomer (those born between 1977 and 1994) first-time buyer market by virtue of age, household formation and desire to own a home. Their purchasing power is expected to grow by nearly 50 percent to $1.6 trillion in 2016.
RE/MAX has been the leader in the northern Illinois real estate market since 1989. The RE/MAX Northern Illinois network, with headquarters in Elgin, Ill., consists of 2,000 sales associates and 100 individually owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of residential and commercial brokerage services. Its mobile real estate app and www.illinoisproperty.comprovide comprehensive information about residential and commercial property for sale in the region. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX, LLC, a global real estate organization with 90,000+ sales associates in 90+ nations.